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part of the city that never sleeps is in the dark. the wall of a four story building collapsed in manhattan exposing apartments inside. no one was injured. at least seven storm related deaths have been reported in connecticut, maryland and five in new york including three children. public transportation for more than 12 million people came to a halt in new york, flil and washington, d.c. when the eye of the storm passed over atlantic city the winds abated and clouds parted and full moon came out. >>> 60 million people will be impacted by this storm. fema has pledged over 3 beaten $5 billion for the cleanup if necessary. >> carolyn: and it's not just wind and rain punishing people. schools are closed in south carolina and blizzard warnings in west virginia. sandhya patel is here to show us where the storm is. >> check out doppler radar. you will see this storm is covering a large part of the east coast. there is snow falling right now and rain continues to batter the east coast. we'll show you where the snow is falling right now. it is extending from colombia, ohio, down to west
jersey. bill weir in erie, pennsylvania. and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is a special edition of "nightline." "the perfect storm." october 29th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden in new york. tonight, a deadly storm unlike any this city has seen before. for the first time since 9/11, all bridges and tunnels leading in and out of manhatt hathattan closed down. the city remains eerily dark and quiet tonight after a massive superstorm left half the city without power and partially under water. the historic storm continues to wreak havoc up and down the atlantic tee board from the carolinas to connecticut, claiming at least 13 lives and kaing blackouts and snow storms across the east coast and midwest. terry moran and bill weir will be joining us live from cape may, new jersey, and lake erie, pennsylvania. >>> first we turn to our colleague abc's juju chang who spent the day reporting in lower manhattan and comes to us now from the city's flooded streets. juju, what's the latest? >> reporter: i have to tell you new york felt like a city under siege. we literally had to w
. crippling new york city with a wall of water and a massive power outage. >> overnight, hospitals evacuated. a damaged crane dangling 90 stories up. what a long night it's been. and daylight will reveal so much more. a special edition of "america this morning," the perfect storm, begins right now. >>> and good morning, everyone. we begin straight away this morning with the very latest on sandy. a historic storm in so many ways. more than a dozen deaths are being blamed on sandy right now. and that number is likely to rise. >> some 5 million people are without power so far, from all along the eastern seaboard. even into the midwest. today, also, stock markets will be closed again for a second-straight day. a continuation of their first unplanned shutdown since the 9/11 attacks. >>> and at this hour, there is breaking news from queens, new york, where as many as 50 homes have been destroyed by fire. the heavy winds are making it extremely difficult to battle the flames. nearly 200 firefighters were called to the scene, trying to rescue people. no word yet on what set off those fires. >> have
lights headed towards the highrise towards foster city, moving at the limit. elsewhere slow north 101, third to peninsula might ab issue. drive times now up and over the altamont still looking good, heavy out of antioch, a street to loveridge, carquinez bridge to maze east shore freeway just about 20 minutes. >>> 6:02. that love the sound of this, giants are world series -- gotta love the sound of this giants are world series winners after sweeping in detroit. kira klapper begins our live team coverage in the mission district. >> reporter: certainly the morning after here on mission street. crowds thousands of fans were crowding mission street hours ago i'll step aside so you can see the aftermath. a little destruction, trash piles, charred, still in the mid the street commuters having to go around it. the piles were bigger garbage instructions and street sweeping vehicles have been through the last few hours. it is not as bad as it was. let's show you this incredible youtube video. at mission and 22nd it was police vs. part at the scene of a big bonfire, two rows of riot gear stood a
. >> this morning, major east coast cities are literally shut down, and coastal communities have already been evacuated. it is monday, october 29th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> usually we say good morning. but it doesn't seem appropriate on this monday. all eyes on sandy, what's going to be a very tough probably 36 to 72 hours for millions of folks along the east coast. good morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. hurricane sandy is a 900-mile superstorm expected to make landfall in new jersey tonight. 900 miles. just think of a 900-mile-wide wing span. >> i know. from cloud to cloud. that's a massive storm. this morning, of course, complete coverage of hurricane sandy, the forecast, the storm's track and very important, tips to help you and your family stay safe. also, new york city, like several other cities up and down the east coast, is all but shut down. scenes we don't see here a lot. just subway stations empty. times square empty. everything just shut down. there is no mass transit, limited flights. people are urged simply to stay home
, could this storm shut down america's largest city. millions are told they could lose electricity for up to ten days. >>> the political storm. it's driving thousands to the polls for early voting and causing the campaigns to redo their plans for the all-important stretch run. >>> and tsunami warning. off the west coast. for hawaii. we'll have the latest. >>> hey, good morning. we're watching this developing storm with the hawaii tsunami warning. we'll start here, of course, with the superstorm, which one meteorologist has called part hurricane and part nor'easter. all trouble. look at sandy from space. it's expected to have tropical-force winds that extend out 500 miles from center. >> states of emergency have been declared up and down the east coast. a third of the country is expecting some combination of high wind, rain and snow. >>> take a look at this stastic. 261,000 homes, more than $80 billion in real estate could see storm surge damage if sandy hits shore. >> the big question this morning -- is when and where this megastorm hit land? sam champion has tracking the spot. from batte
overnight. unprecedented walls of water destroy the coastline and slam new york city. so much of the skyline plunged into darkness. a record-breaking loss of power. floodwaters pour into tunnels. hospitals forced to evacuate. >> oh, my goodness. it is an infant. >> now, new dangers. >> never being force to leave, not by water. not by flood, not by sandy, but by fire. >> nine states under a state of emergency right now. all the latest on the catastrophic damage, dramatic rescues and where the storm is headed next. our extreme weather team, live, in the storm zone. "good morning america's" special coverage starts, right now. >>> and good morning to all our viewers in the west. we're coming to you live right now. and lure yooking at the scene overnight in parts of new york city. the fires rage. entire neighborhoods burned up. over 50 homes destroyed. we've got new information pouring in every minute. this storm has been deadly. taken at least 17 lives so far. >> and there are so many scenes of devastation at this hour. from sandy, as we come on the air on the west coast, the damage is still unf
and sank. a passenger saw a heroic helicopter pilot coming to save them. >>> and new york city watching the waters rise. the busiest city in america, a landmark line a ghost town. >>> and on this night when 60 million americans are feeling the effects of hurricane sandy, the abc news team is out in force on every corner of the storm. tonight, the moment it crashes on land, our team in the storm zone bringing you what's happening at this hour as "world news" begins. >>> good evening, and welcome to this special one-hour edition of "world news," and as we come on the air, it is happening right now, hurricane sandy crashing on shore. winds now at 90 miles per hour, and this storm is so big, so vast, 60 million americans will feel its power. tonight our extreme weather team is all over the storm zone ready to report, so let's go straight to abc's meteorologist ginger zee, who is right in the bull's-eye as the storm is hitting the shore now in atlantic city, new jersey. ginger? >> we're essentially inside the storm, diane. it is just to our south. we're easily getting into some of the worst
are looking at a 2.5-foot wave on the island of maui, and back home, closer to home, crescent city had 1.5 feet at 2:14 this morning and arena cove, 1 espn 3 feet at is 11:37 last night. the advisory continues for extreme northern california. closer to home we are look for calm conditions again. a little fog around half moon bay this morning. temperatures mainly in the tuesday to 60 as you head on out. once again this afternoon we will see numbers in the low 60s to the 80s. and a pleasant evening before the sun sets. we are looking at cooler weather eventually lead to go rain next week. i'll tell you how much and when to expect the change coming up later. carolyn. >> thank you, lisa. the giants one win away from taking their second world series in the past three seasons. that could happen tonight in game four. last night it was greg plan who had the hit to but the lead up 2-0. they are the first world series team to pitch consecutive shutouts since the 1966 baltimore orioles did it to the dodgers. layer beil has all the highlights coming up in sports in about 20 minutes. tonight's game i
to possibly middle 90s redwood city could hit 93° today. coast warmer than yesterday, throw upper 70s. a lot of sunshine today and a lot of heat. if you are going to be out in the sun drink plenty of fluids try to find shade, light colored, loose fitting clothing. cooling trend we'll talk about in a if you minutes. >>> good morning. sonoma highway 12 an accident wires down at that intersection. elsewhere earlier accident north 101 at 280 in the daly city area has been cleared. north 101 at cesar shah resident roadwork until 5:00 this morning. marin county, -- shp issuing a team alert -- chp issuing a speed team alert they will be out in force. >>> race against time in the search for two missing fishermen whose boat capsized in the ocean off the san mateo county coast. kira klapper joins us from the coast guard station. >> reporter: the coast guard has been searching overnight, on the water and by helicopter, still searching for those two men missing since yesterday morning. video from yesterday morning after the boat washed up on the rocks 11:30 you can see it crash and overturned, the boat
coast. it's bringing rain, big waves and strong winds. and here's a live picture from atlantic city, new jersey. the camera is shaking in the wind ask there's rain there as well. sandy is expected to get a power punch when it collides with two other storms, and that super storm could dump rain or snow over 800 miles from the east coast to the great lakes. >>> good evening, thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. we beginning our team coverage of the developing storm with leigh glaser. i understand sandy is expected to come ashore tomorrow? >> leigh: late monday night, throughout the morning hours on tuesday, and looks like atlantic city could be the place where the superstorm makes landfall. let get to live doppler 7hd. you can see -- we're going to put the satellite on there as well. cape hatteras, north carolina, 50 miles-per-hour winds, virginia beach, virginia as well. 45 miles-per-hour, and you can see the rain bands churning and moving inland. the width of the storm, over 500 miles long. right now it is 270 miles southeast of cape hatteras. winds still category 1. moving to the no
's largest city? while power companies are calling in the cavalry from all the way out in the heartland, millions are told they could lose electricity for up to ten days. >>> the perfect political storm. could sandy tilt the balance in the astonishingly close race for the white house? it's driving thousands to the polls for early voting and causing the campaigns to rejigger their plans for the all-important stretch run. >>> and tsunami warning. a magnitude 7.7 earthquake off the west coast triggers a tsunami warning for hawaii. we'll have the latest. >>> hey, good morning, everybody. we are watching this developing story in the hawaii tsunami warning. the tsunami downgraded but the threat not completely over. a live report in just a few minutes. frnts but we are going to start here, of course, with the super storm, which one meteorologist has called part hurricane and part nor'easter, all trouble. take a look at sandy from space. this beast of a storm is expected to have tropical storm-force winds that extend out more than 500 miles from the center. >> that's right. states of emergency
. this morning entire sections of atlantic city are underwater. >> people who decided to ride out the storm were left stranded. new jersey governor announced no rescue services until today. >> i cannot in good conscience send them in the dark given all the various hazards that would occur. >> reporter: new york city hit by 13 foot surge of seawater flooding the new ground zero memorial, subway stays and tunnels. -- stations and tunnels. >> reporter: in breezy point, queens, fire destroyed 50 homes. in manhattan, hundreds of patients at this hospital, including babies, had to be evacuated after a back-up generator failed. the city closed all tunnels and bridges, subway and bus service had already been shutdown new york stock exchange closed again today the first time weather has caused it to close for a second day since the 1800s. snow storms in swreufrt jury, fear of flooding in chicago in ocean city maryland, part of the delmarva peninsula freezing rainfall on and off, tahman bradley, maryland. >>> >> [ inaudible ] >> here's the latest radar, very wide storm from know scotia towards south carol
to be the host city for the super bowl in 2016 or 2017, even though the 49ers are moving to santa clara and will be there by then. the mayor says the city has been quietly working with the 49ers to be the host city. the game will be played at santa clara stadium but all the activities would be focused in san francisco. >>> a sonoma state university student is recovering at a santa rosa hospital after falling from the third floor of his apartment building. it happened at the alleg grow student apartments in beverly park. here's the details. reporter: this white fence was broken when 19-year-old tyler glen fell three stories. his fall was captured on surveillance video we were able to watch. apartment managers did not let us use the video on air but helped the police determine what happened. >> at one point in the video, a dark subject that evidently fell, broke the railing here, and landed basically where we're standing right now. >> police believe the sonoma state college student was hanging from who pieces of wooden rail that came loose from the third floor. police say alcohol was invo
. >> it is illegal to buy tickets from a scalper and to sell tickets in the city and county of san francisco. >> reporter: this rain has kept the grounds crew super busy trying to protect the field. guess who they turned to for help? the a's. the head groundskeeper had to borrow the highly absorbent clay they used all monday night so they had to borrow from oakland. hopefully, this rain will stop by the afternoon for game one of the world series scheduled to start at 5:07 this afternoon. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> we'll check in with mike hopefully we won't see lake pan that again. this morning gas prices continue to fall, prices are expected to keep plunging. gallon costs 12 cents less than last week. aaa says the biggest drop in four years. one station in concord was selling regular for $3.39 yesterday. analysts say refineries have come back online, summer driving season is over. in oakland, san jose and santa rosa average price $4.34. san francisco $4.45. all down four cents from yesterday. kira klapper will have more in 30 minutes. >>> san bruno city council unanimously voted to reco
. >>> i'm kristen sze. >> >> i'm eric thomas. millions in america's largest east coast cities in the dark this morning facing flooding fires and other damage. >> katie marzullo is monitoring the latest. >> reporter: recoup operation is underway as we speak -- as many as 1,000 people are trapped in three new jersey towns after a levee break in the past few hours. water flooded their trailer homes, there are reports people are on their roofs waiting to be rescued. live look at new york city. you are seeing that condition instruction crane dangling from the manhattan luxury highrise. winds 90 miles an hour snapped it over like a twig. latest numbers the storm has killed 16 people. one was a crew member of the tall ship hms bounty. 7 1/2 million people are without power. the storm surge reached 13 feet in new york and knowledge 50 homes destroyed by -- new york and new jersey. 50 homes destroyed by raging fire in queens. fires broke out late last night firefighters are telling our affiliate that 25 people right now are trapped if the upstairs unit of an apartment building. some rescues are be
in new york city, where hundreds of thousands remain in the dark. and where subways and a major airport are still underwater. but a new day brings promising, new developments. >>> baring the brunt. new jersey shore towns tore apart by sandy. and inland, rescuers continue to save trapped residents. >>> and a little levity overnight. the late-night comics make their return. >>> good morning on this halloween, a holiday, really, in name only today for so many in the wake of sandy. >> and let's start with the latest this morning. more than 8 million folks in areas affected by sandy are now without power. >> also, stock markets are reopening today after their two-day unscheduled stop for the storm. meanwhile, jfk and newark airports are also reopening with limited service today. but new york's la guardia airport, which looks more like a lake than it does an airport right now, that remains closed. also, president obama will visit hard-hit areas of new jersey today, touring those areas with governor christie. >> here in new york, most of lower manhattan remains without power this morning. here
>>> tonight on "nightline," an american war zone. in cities all across this nation, killing fields hidden in plain sight. among the casualties, a 7-year-old, gunned down selling candy. and a 6-year-old, sitting on the porch with her mother. we take you inside a hidden america. to chicago, where we meet children, afraid to leave their houses. and the young gang members caught up in a brutal battle. >> you got to be smart out here because you will be gone. off this earth. i i might not even make it today. >> and, an unprecedented event, as we bring 38 gang members together to sit down and talk with their rivals. and with the courageous mothers and children begging them to stop. >> don't shoot -- >> don't shoot -- >> don't shoot, i want to grow up. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, bill weir, and tonight, cynthia mcfadden with diane sawyer in new york city, this is a special edition of "nightline," october 19th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm cynthia mcfadden. tonight, my colleague and "world news" anchor, diane sawyer, joins us with the latest in on o
notwithstanding. the giants host the detroit tigers and the city is bathed in giants orange. some of the city's most famous landmarks are lit up as the first game approaches. if you want to be in the stands tomorrow there is still hope. abc7 goes live to the ballpark. it is not cheap, but doable, right? >> absolutely, dan. the problem is illegal tickets c. police warn that buying tickets on the street is a crime. selling tickets on the street is a crime. if you are not buying tickets from an authorized dealer, they warn that it is buyer be -- beware. >> been to probably 30 plus games so far. excited to go to a couple more. >> starting with the one that matters the most. the match up between the giants and the tigers. >> i am lucky enough to have gotten tickets and i can't wait. >> that's because game one was sold out weeks ago. >> this is the busiest time of the year at stub hub. >> there were tickets, but only available at seat geek and stub hub. >> right now everybody is thinking world series. right now over 10% of the traffic on the site is world series tickets. >> prices at stub hub range
atlantic city, new jersey, casinos are boarded up and closed, part of the boardwalk has wash wad way. >> tourists and locals are preparing for flooding and power outages. in new york city waves are splashing over the sea walls. here's t.j. winick live. >> reporter: good afternoon whether here on the southern tip of new jersey or 150 miles north up in new york city, we are expect to see water rise from 6 to 11 feet. it could have a devastating impact on the east coast. forcasters predict this could be the worst storm in two generations. hurricane sandy is strengthening and heading north. with 50 million in its path. the eye is expect to make landfall late monday night in atlantic city, new jersey but will.i.am pack communites hundreds of miles away. >>> -- >> -- >> this is going to be a big storm, a difficult storm the great thing about america is we all pull together. >> reporter: the real fear is sandy's storm surge, fueled by high winds and a full moon. >> we are talking the ocean coming in causing massive flooding. >> reporter: already a spectacle early monday in cape may, the ang
: police did make some arrests, they also saw damage to private and locally owned city government owned property. they don't have numbers for us yet, they are hoping to get an assessment later this morning as far as how many they arrested, how many were hurt and how much damage was done. right now, the crowds are gone we've seen a stumbling fan here and there. still excited about the night. still a little confused, daid and tired, -- dazed and tired. king street is open, sweep out trying to recover from the mess. they have just opened it back up. life slowly returning to normal here at at&t park. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >>> woman of the worst destruct after the game happened in san francisco's mission district. that's where kira klapper joins us live. >> reporter: the aftermath of last night's celebration still remains this morning, not very much, i'll get out of the way so you can see some trash piles charged black they were much bigger a bit ago, trucks have been here all morning, streets are soaking wet from cleaning crews not from any sort of rain. let's get you to the video of w
the city through bank rupsy, facing off with the lgbt community and recent increase in officer-involved shootings but this arson might be toughest. >> attempt to instill fear failed. >> and he calls it a malicious act. and is leaving the building a turned out shell. this is the latest including someone breaking windows, dumping trash and stealing his motorcycle from city hall. >> i will say the number of acts of vandalism which i have been subjected to causes me to believe this is related to my position as mayor and not as my position as an attorney. >> neither the mayor nor investigators will speculate about why he's being targeted. he's been confronted over several shootings in this city and called on the attorney general to investigate. residents support him. >> he's hoping that things will go well. >> i think it's envelope that this criminal element is running rampant in the city. >> the city is concerned about his safety. >> police officers have provided he extra security. the lieutenant says the possibility of domestic terrorism has not been ruled out. >> this is serious,
with a world series trophy. there was the mayor, ed lee giving larry bayer the keys to the city. and a golden broom to commemorate the sweep of the tigers. it was always, always, about the fans. >> thank you for always being there. i thank you. and thank you for making this one of the greatest moments of my life. thank you. >> we went to st. louis. they weren't as loud as you. that is why we won. thank you very much. i want everyone to lose your mind as we do this. this is how we did it. loork look. look. loork! >> sharing that pep rally taking the fans into the dugout was a very special moment. as was how the program ended. tony ben yet singing "i left my heart in san francisco" then the song "we are the champions" was being played. i saw people crying. such a great day. the giants president says hey, can we do this again every october? live at civic center abc 7 news. >> what a party that was. >> i think they're going to need that golden broom on the streets. >> yes. this began on market street. of course. and as larry mentioned just tons of confetti out there. >> we heard carolyn tyler rev
york city now you see that crane that is still dangling the storm made landfall with 95 mile an hour winds and you see it there blew part of that crane over it is dangling above the street and police have blocked off the area below. now more than 12 hours later strong rain, wind, even snow continuing to pound the eastern seaboard death toll has climbed to 18, including 8-year-old boy killed when a tree fell on his home. 7 1/2 million people in the dark. for a second day in a row the new york stock exchange is closed this is the first time the exchange has closed for two consecutive days, due to weather since 1888. the development overnight from breezy point section in queens in new york, massive six-alarm fire destroyed between 80 and 100 homes, almost double what was first reported. 200 firefighters responded to the scene in the middle of the flooding, there are reports minor injuries. no word on the cause of this massive fire or how the flood waters impacted the response for firefighters. >>> sandy has shutdown new york city's transit system the authority said the subway has never
, giants will be honored for their world series win with a big parade lieu the city and ceremonies at civic center plaza. >> a live look now at civic center plaza, preparations still underway >>> right now drizzle, moist, humid, if you will no organized areas of rain just drizzle not even enough to be measurable enough to coat the ground. fog not a problem this morning except for the coast 1 1/2 mile visibility at half moon bay the rest of us cloudy. at 10:00 the drizzle is over, mostly cloudy downtown san francisco 59°, a little sun breaks through at 11:00, mostly cloudy and breezy around 10 -- around 1:00, 63, breezy, mostly cloudy, dry at 2:00, 66. >>> last minute preparations for today's parade are underway now. the city ready to give the world series champion giants a giant thank you who can forget this scene giants coming home monday the crowds of fans at at&t park with that world series trophy in hand, sandoval will be one of the speakers today. amy hollyfield is live at the plaza it looks busy even at 5 o'clock in the morning. >> reporter: you would think it was noon. there are peo
-free in spots look at these temperatures 72 antioch, 62 fremont, 61 redwood city. 63 half moon bay. we are starting out warm. 55 in san jose, we are looking at temperatures warmer than yesterday we are going to start out with the warmth and even warmer with upper 70s around the bay mid 80s inland and we haven't gotten to our offshore flow yet. >>> good morning. fog-free on the golden gate bridge. roadwork north section slow traffic there confined to the south part of the bridge as you head into san francisco light traffic. roadwork throughout marin county. cortamadera to mill valley until 6:00 this morning. 280, 85 roadwork both ramps. 280 shutdown until 6 a.m. police activity valencia street in san francisco. >>> federal search agencies continue to look for pilot and plane that took off from half moon bay 24 hoursing aheaded for tucson, arizona but did not show up. the pilot's wife reported the plane missing. tail number n 72 ah. airport officials at half moon bay confirm the plane is not on the property, faa ordered search. registered owner is a man from florida it is not clear if he
towards the highrise towards foster city, no fog on the span. fog bay bridge in sections, patchy, thick, carquinez bridge with a fog advisory, richmond san rafael bridge thick fog. >>> san francisco's city leaders could find out today if the 49ers new stadium is super enough to compete to host football's biggest game. cornell bernard at the new site. >> reporter: good morning. the new 49ers' stadium is taking shape behind me. just imagine the super bowl being played here in the next five years. that's what the city of san francisco is hoping for as it finds out later this morning if it is indeed this running to host the super bowl in 2016 or 2017. the nfl requires the host team play at least two full season to qualify. super bowl would bring millions to the bay area and san francisco. a city which has proven it can host world class events. business owners say the pros of hosting a super bowl is amazing it >> i think it is aidan -- fantastic plus you have all the transportation issues to get to santa clara, very easy. phenomenal hotels, restaurants, hospitality >> it a wonderful idea. i'
on the east coast. in new york city they are closing schools, even shutting down the subway system starting tonight. abc's randy hit is in kill level hills north carolina with the latest on hurricane sandy. >> normally i don't get that nervous, but not feeling that good about >> it will knock down trees and power lines. >> we should not underestimate the impact of this storm. >> sandy is expected to run right into a cold front and that will super charge it. >> this could set historical precedence if it develops along the lines that the american models are indicating. >> that kind of power could launch four to ten foot storm surges in vulnerable areas of washington d.c., new jersey and new york. >> if it would strengthen unexpectedly or change its path it could do a lot of damage and you could be at risk. >> that's why families all along the east coast are boarding up, stocking up on food and water, generators and batteries and other supplies. >> prepare for the worst and hope for the best. >> bracing when sandy strikes. >> sandy is already reeking flush havoc on travel. flights have been ca
minutes.. >> we'll take you live to new york city to see how things are looking there. >> other top story, world championin giants just landed at sfo. sky 7 is live over the airport here, i'm trying to take a look at who is first out of the plane. it's tough. there are shaddiy figures there. gmen still celebrating after sweeping tigers last night. >> we have live team coverage of the giants. carolyn tileler isive at the ballpark. >> let's begin with heather live at sfo. >> yeah. the team and families and staff making their way off charter united 747 charter that landed just about 10 minutes ago. they're being greeted by airport employees, the only people will be allowed up this close to the aircraft. and it is a little bit tough to identify players. oh, getting off we think we see the panda, big home run hitter, important pointer and madison balmgartner coming off now. they've got about seven buses here waiting to rans f transport everybody back to the ballpark. the plane taxied in, they were given that water salute. can you see the people getting off the plane now? >> yes. we just had a
at this moment, 14 states with cities and towns underwater, and in places the water is 8 feet deep. and another night of darkness for millions of people, the new york city skyline in shadow. nearly half the island has no power at all. 8 million people in 18 states in the cold and dark tonight. and our extreme weather team is fanned out across the storm zone. abc's alex perez starts us out in little ferry, new jersey, still underwater, rescue is under way right now. alex. >> reporter: well, diane, we've learned president obama will be in new jersey surveying the damage tomorrow, but i want you to take a look around me here. this is what many blocks across little ferry, new jersey, look like tonight, completely submerged. if you look down some streets, you'll see cars that tried to get out but just could not. in this neighborhood alone, more than 400 stranded people were rescued today. rescuers made their way through flooded streets today picking up stranded families. >> want to come out? >> reporter: and the boats bringing people to where they could be trucked to safety. whole families huddled t
, just win it. let's switch to another major sort. -- sport. city leaders expect to hear from the national football league about whether the city is in the running to host super bowl. the game played in santa clara. seems like san francisco would get much of the glowery. we're live in santa clara with the story. hi, carolyn. >> this stadium will be ready to roll by 2014. that means that it would meet the nfl requirement that a team play two seasons before it's eligible for a super bowl. sanlta clara building stadium. trying to persuade nfl to award a super bowl in 2016 or 17. >> we would like to make this possibility very unique for the city and right now where he have to get the nod from the nfl first. >> just like the team, san francisco will be competing against other nfl franchises. because the league likes shiny new stadiums, this venue might be on the short list. as the host city, san francisco's hotels, restaurants and tourist hot spots would be filled. >> we know in cities like new orleans and new york, others who have hosted super bowls, they mean something in between
-- carquinez strait and delta, 10° warmer today, 78 in the city, 90 concord, 86 san jose. >>> so far, so good. problem by the -- san mateo east of the highrise the direction headlights are coming, i don't see much slowing i see activity with some sort of emergency vehicle headed westbound we'll follow this potential problem on the san mateo bridge. elsewhere west 580 before eden canyon stall blocking a lane southbound 880 near 16th, stall blocking there as well. >>> target is offering price-matching for upcoming holiday shopping season. it will match prices from several competing sites, including amazon, best buy, toys "r" us and "babies r us" the announcement comes after best buy and toys "r" us say they plan on price matching an -- as well. >>> crime rates in los angeles this past weekend the lowness months the police chief says the journey of the endeavour may have played a role, one million watched the shuttle as it crept along a 12 mile course from l.a.x. to the science center the chief says the it may have contributed to the calm times that fell obvious the city. >>> your voice, your vo
. from the view of sky 7 hd, you can see that about a dozen officers have blocked the entrance to city hall. you can see there are about three dozen protestors in frank ogawa plaza now here live i can tell you that according to various social media sites they've posted a call to action saying they will mark the anniversary of the eviction. >> occupy put economic justice into the main street news. >> they're hoping to do that again. demonstrators planning to take over frank ogawa plaza to mark the anniversary of their eviction and show the movement is alive and well. >> last year occupy changed national style log. a success in that regard. >> but it failed in others. mostly perception. people who lived and worked downtown became frustrated with the tent city. waste, garbage and people living in the plaza caused many to question tactics being used. >> you have tan opportunity to do your protests within reasonable hours. you just can't live in the space. >> and city official as agreed. the mayor and oakland police department have promised to pro test free speech rights. but anything beyon
and black everywhere in the city by the bay. good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. before we get to the giants let's talk about the fantastic weather. here's lisa argen. >> good morning, terry. we are talking about the last weekend in october feeling more like summer because temperatures continue to warm under a ridge of high pressure. a live look outside from our roof camera. it's a beautiful start with clear conditions. maybe a patch or two of fog at the coast. and temperatures range from about 49 to 57. so we are warmer this morning and by this afternoon we will be in the mid-60s from half moon bay to about 80 today in concord. so plenty of 70s around the bay and by the evening hours still quite pleasant with lower 70s to the mid-60s. the forecast is going to last for the entirety of the weekend, but then subtle changes monday. we have rain back in the forecast just in time for the trick-or-treaters. terry. >> thanks very much. >> the giants face the tigers, game three of the world series tonight. this time in detroit. giants leading this series two games to none. giants fans may have the c
for up to a week. >>> the nation's largest city, new york, may as well be a ghost town this morning. pun transit, schools even the stock markets all closed. >>> and away from the storm on a brighter note, a giant sweep for san francisco. the giants are world series champions for the second time in just three seasons. >>> good morning, everybody. only one story really to report today. we're going to begin with the danger and potential devastation from hurricane sandy. the massive storm is spinning straight toward the east coast, on track to be the worst case scenario. forecasters and millions of people in its path have feared. >> regular activities have already ground to a halt in much of the east. and it could be days or weeks before life begins to get back to normal. we'll get the latest forecast in a moment. but we go to abc's tahman bradley, in ocean city, marryland. i have to believe you've been warmer than now. >> reporter: yeah, it's been cold. right now, sandy is making miserable here in the mid-atlantic. the mid-atlantic region is bracing for sandy. a slow-moving monster of unpre
people arrested during the mayhem that followed sunday night's giants viblgtry. the city promising to do everything it can. we're learning a man was badly beaten during the rioting. police say he was attacked by five men that remain at large. >> up to a million people are expected at tomorrow's parade, celebrating the champion giants. >> what you see is the stage being set here for the trophy ceremony after the parade. the entire thing is quite an undertaking. billy philadelphia is ready for his close up. he'll play caliope to entertain crowds at tomorrow's parade. riordan is getting in a last minute rehearsal. the only marching band performed during the parade in 2010, called on again with one million fans expected to jam san francisco market street, the floats need to be fantastic. the race is on to get eight, maybe 10, ready to roll. with less than 48 hours notice to drape sheeting it's been crazy for workers. have no doubt it will. >> mayor ed lee introduced the city team awe here, he says to make sure the event is a family friendly celebration. live in san francisco city hall, abc 7
fueled a massive fire in queens, one of the most destructive in the history of the city. >> this story is beyond heartbreaking. the wind-driven flames ripped through block after block, destroying more than 100 homes, 111, latest count. firefighters managed to rescue two dozen people. floodwaters kept them from tackling the blaze full on. before it was over, the neighborhood was unrecognizable reduced to nothing but smouldering ash. >> the life got ripped out of you. that's a good description. >> i have over 34 years on the job. i have never seen this before. this amount of devastation. >> amazingly there only a few minor injuries. breezy point was also devastated on 9/11, losing 37 residents, including firefighters in the world trade center. also the home currently to a representative in congress as well. >> take a look at the video. it is apocalyptic, the scenes. in all, 111 homes all burned. they don't know the cause just yet. that is look a movie scene out of there. out of all the horrible scenes we are going to see from the aftermath. the fire in queens, that neighborhood, i find t
, police are investigating the city's latest fatal shooting. officers found a man with a gunshot wound before 1:00 this morning. he died at the hospital. no word about a possible suspect or motive. >> this morning, bart police trying to determine why a man walked into3<0 the transbay tube he interrupted bart service for nearly two hours. he was spotted on cameras entering the tube at 'em 'em station 6:30 last night. police phone the -- found the man on a walkway an hour later. not appear to have malicious intent. trains were back in service shortly after 8:00. >>> san jose police arrested a woman believed to be possible for setting a string of arson fires. police arrested her at day night after fire investigators spotted her setting a fire. authorities had been staking out the area since late september when suspicious fires began breaking out in all 11 arson fires were set, no homes or structures were damaged. >>> this morning a marin county judge is expected to decide if a teen will stand trial on charges of trying to kill a mill valley couple and steal a celebrity chef's lamborghini.
screens in civic center plaza and the city is dressed in orange and black to keep the spirits high. we are joined live from civic center plaza where she has the best seat in town. let me make this clear, they are only going to show the game if it's a chance for the giants to clinch the world series. >> that's exactly right, terry. good morning. if the giants win tonight, and they are in a position to clinch tomorrow, the game will be shown here in civic center plaza for fans to come and join for free tomorrow night. but, of course, they have it win tonight for this to happen. let's take a look at the city decorated in orange and black. buildings illuminated in orange, and advance dressed in orange and black. s surely giants fever in san francisco. but it's not just in the city. a trip down 101 shows you that they are taking part in the action and a great america sign supports pablo for president. listen to some of the exstated fans we spoke with. >> in the city it's awesome in orange. absolutely the best. >> it's incredible. when you look around the city and you see how it's covered wi
. >>> plus -- water world. new york city under water. cut off and without power. its famous subways completed flooded and at a standstill. laguardia airport almost totally submerged. "nightline's" juju chang with the view from the air and on the ground. >>> and, the day after. we're in the smoldering ruins of a community of 9/11 heroes, many trapped and forced to watch helplessly as the waters rose and their houses burn. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran reporting tonight from the wreckage of the town of seaside heights, new jersey. where the destruction is just biblical. there is water everywhere. this town was nearly swept away into the sea but more important tonight, there are still dozens, maybe scores of people behind me still stranded in the dark, in the cold, still awaiting rescue in the wake of a storm that ripped homes from their foundations, reduced piers to rubble. we saw this up and down the jersey shore today. this community is just one of the hardest hit along the ravaged shoreline of this state. a state where tonight, 65% of the people are without power in the dark and tonight,
city for an update on the recovery efforts following sandy's landfall. >> back in the bay area, standoff in santa clara between suspected bank robber and police s.w.a.t. team ended in the best possible way, the suspect surrendered it happened at an apartment complex 3:00 yesterday afternoon. police say they tracked the man from a bank robbery in san jose to one of the apartments in the complex. s.w.a.t. team was called if and managed to talk the man into giving up. >> they will have two-way dialogue until he surrendered. >> with the suspect in custody, six families who were evacuated were able to return home. >>> contra costa county sheriff's office investigating the death of a man in their custody after he was tased. the death forced officials to close the jail for five hours. deputies were taking a 58-year-old man to a holding cell when they say he became combative. they used a taser to get control of him and say medical staff checked him out after the incident. a deputy found him unresponsive he was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. >>> haunted halloween fo
of the police union is furious blaming city hall for botching the occupy protests and making officers the scapegoats. >> these officers never asked to be put on the front line for the occupy oakland multiple times. city leaders failed for their indecisiveness. >> oakland is coming up on the one-year deadline to investigate the complaint. the officers could be facing some hearings and arbitrations and the union is promising to defend them vigorously. >> katie: right now in hollister police are in a standoff with a person connected to a missing mother. heather carol has not been seen since a wednesday morning. her car was found on fire south of hollister thursday morning. police went to a house to interview a man about carol and in that interview it was a armed standoff that continued past midnight and involved a s.w.a.t. team sent from santa clara county sheriff's office. they are only saying they are doing everything possible to resolve the situation peacefully. we are monitoring the situation and we will bring you updates on any new information after it becomes available this morning
hayward everybody at the limit westbound up and over highrise towardss to -- towards foster city. crews going out to reconfigure southbound four lanes -- >>> 5:10. >>> san francisco sheriff back on-the-job anything but business as usual. possible recall effort looming. ross mirkarimi talks to abc7 news about what hopes to accomplish. >>> the alarming rate seafood is mislabeled and what a powerful bay area lawmaker is demanding be done. >>> hours long, pay can't match the need, there are hundreds of job openings in the east bay >> first america's money report. >>> good morning. return to the stores consumers more confident as a result sales last month up 1.1% merchants saw gains in almost every category. yahoo's new chief operating officer will have a lot of money to spend. compensation package worth almost 60 million dollars to join yahoo. world's cheapest car heading to the u.s. no frills car made by indian conglomerate sells there for about $3500. the company plans to add a few frills and sell it here for less than $10,000. chee-tos popular has high levels of salt, fat and artificial
the heaviest rain has been throughout the morning from san mateo to san carlos redwood city into palo alto, watch out around edgewood drive, university avenue, oak grove avenue, ray road, right off the dumbarton bridge into east palo alto heavier rain this is slowly taking over south bay 237 starting to get wet it going to keep heading into san jose over the next hour. sooner you can leave in san jose, the better. everybody else if you can wait a little the roads will be more passable as we head deeper into the commute. today low to mid 60s increasing sunshine. here's sue with all those accidents. >>> speaking of san jose, live shot of highway 87 northbound past hp pavillion you can see traffic flowing nicely northbound right now no problems there. mike just mentioned rain at the bay bridge, you can barely see the cars headed to the toll plaza, rain affecting our cameras at the bay bridge toll, high winds there as well. bart still experiencing 10 to 15 minute delays san francisco station out towards pittsburg bay point two trains now have those delays everyone else is on time. muni and cal
they called me. my stock went up with my wife and kids. >> the city expects up to a million fans to celebrate amazing feat by the giants. just about every city department is involved. in trying to make it a success. the mayor combined a year of the giants with the year of the dragon. >> this is a paper draggon that just represents the fortune the giants brought to cities. >> the route will be a straight shot down market no side streets for better police enforcement. the players will not vid rid controlly cars. each will have his own convertible. and the riordan high school band will march, rehearsing today which includes party rock anthem. >> right now there is excitement at the school. everybody is jealous of the band right now. >> the guys saying the team did not want to jinx things talking about a parade. within the organization they called it the "p" word. tomorrow it becomes a full-blown parade. >> thank you so much. >> police are not fooling around. anyone and everyone will be arrested. it's a family affair they tell us. police being stern about warnings. >> the key word will be crowd m
up in northern california where crescent city has report bad 1.5-foot wave at 2:15 this morning and north spit, california, .5. no tsunami watch or warning in effect for northwestern california. that's the good news. we are continuing to see really nice weather around here, as conditions are clear. no fog. temperatures right now in the 50s and we will look once again for the mild weather to return. numbers near 80 inland and a look tearing coming our way in a little bit later. carolyn. >> the giants are just one win away from taking their second world series in the past three seasons. and that could happen tonight in game four. last night it was gregor blanco who hit a go ahead triple to lead the giants to a 2-0 win over the tigers. the giants now lead the best-of-seven series three games to nothing. they are the first world series team to pitch consecutive shutouts since the 1966 baltimore orioles did it to the dodgers. mike shumann has all the highlights and player interviews coming up in sports in about 20 minutes. tonight's game is once again being played in detroit where th
some place near atlantic city. there are some bad pictures to see with this storm. the effects have already been devastating. look at this house in rodanthe, north carolina, parts are breaking off and falling into the ocean. north carolina saw more than six inches of rain in the past 24 hours. sandy's winds could be up to 90 miles an hour this afternoon. 24-foot waves off the southern coast of new jersey and 30-foot waves off the carolina coast. the "h.m.s. bounty" was stranded and taking on water. 14 people were rescued from lifeboats and plucked way by jayhawk helicopters. two people are still messing. all of this power and damage, and sandy is still well offshore. what makes sandy special? this time of year, most storms and hurricanes move east out to sea. sandy is moving north and will turn west. the storm is monster sized. clouds stretching over 2,000 miles. tropical storm-force winds more than 1,000 mile. as sandy makes its way up the eastern seaboard, it's colliding with an arctic cold front from the west. sandy is a superstorm. >> this storm is going to be destructive, histo
francisco again and it starts after 5:00. while giants fans are hoping to bring a world series to the city, san francisco city officials are hoping to bring the super bowl here. san francisco is making a bid for an up coming game. thomas roman is live at san francisco city hall with the details on that. thomas? >> terry, san francisco finds out tomorrow if it makes a list of possible cities to host the 2016 and 20 sun 7 -- 2017 super bowls. fans are excited about the prospect even though the super bowl will be laid down in santa clara. if san francisco gets the chance to host the super bowl, the manager of the sir francis drake hotel on powell street said the city would enjoy a financial boom. >> it means all of the taxis would have business, all of the restaurants would have business, all of the hotels would have business. i would be able to keep my job. >> up for bid are the 2016 and 2017 super bowls. san francisco submitted its application on august 9th. it will be competing against all of the other nfl cities in the country. chuck davis who manages lefty odouls thinks san francisco wou
crews on the scene. once you get past that the bridge is looking good towards foster city. second "sig alert" on the peninsula north 101 willow menlo park four cars involved two right lanes blocked crews on scene you can see from our abc7 waze app traffic bumper-to-bumper from before university. if you would like to get around this 280 is the best way using this free appf0[ [ abc7news.com/waze download it since today is 49er game day you can use it for this afternoon as well. >>> more about the game in a little while. right now breaking news one person died early this morning after a fire broke out inside a home castro valley. the fire broke out 12:15 a.m. inside a house on san carlos avenue it took a half hour to put the fire out they discovered a body in the home. detectives have joined the probe after it appeared to have been suspicious. they are considering this a homicide investigation. the coroner will determine if the victim died because of the fire or due to some other cause. >>> later this morning attorneys will present closing arguments in the case of an east bay woman accuse
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